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The Lesser Fiery Copper is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found from Eastern Europe, Italy and South-East Europe to Mongolia and North-Western China.

The wingspan is 14-16 mm. The butterfly flies from April to October depending on the location. The larvae feed on ''Polygonum aviculare'', and possibly other Polygonaceae species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Aug 28, 2016. Captured Aug 27, 2016 10:41 in Unnamed Road, 5930 Belene, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/400s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm